Making a Difference, Here & Beyond
The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
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Creating a New Kind of Doctor
We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
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Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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Let’s Do Big Things Together
True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
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Meet Dell Med
We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
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We get input by involving community voices in things like:

We also host events to keep the community informed, and produce annual reports on our work to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy in Travis County and beyond.

Have a question we don’t answer in our reporting? We invite you to reach out anytime.

Our Work in the Community

In collaboration with diverse partners, Dell Medical School is benefiting Travis County residents and supporting the mission of Central Health in multiple ways. See below for the latest reports on our progress.

A mom and her child receiving care.

In a 2018 snapshot (updated January 2019), explore how Dell Med is creating impact in our community from providing care at UT Health Austin to working with partners to improving the health system. A printable report is also available. See more examples in an earlier snapshot from July 2018.

Students at a summer camp.

A 2018 report connects Dell Med’s progress to objectives shared in Central Health’s Strategic Work Plan. The school’s 2017 Community Impact Update highlights how, during its start-up phase, Dell Med focused on recruiting leaders and launching operations. A 2017 Community Benefit Report issued with Central Health demonstrates how the school is putting community funding to work to directly benefit the people of Travis County. See the 2016 version for additional examples.